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Designated Barbecuing Areas

  • Barbecuing is allowed in designated areas ONLY.
  • No barbecuing permitted under trees.
  • All coals and litter must be disposed in trash receptacles.


Alley Pond Park
Winchester Boulevard & Grand Central Parkway
Alley Pond Park
Alley Athletic Field: Union Turnpike & Winchester Boulevard
Alley Pond Park
Alley Springfield: Springfield Boulevard and 76 Avenue
Baisley Pond Park
Sutphin Boulevard & 125th Avenue
Bayswater Park
Beach Channel Drive and B32 Street
Brookville Park
Brookville Boulevard & South Conduit Avenue
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Jewel Avenue and Van Wyck Expressway
Cunningham Park
Union Turnpike and Francis Lewis Boulevard
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Off Lake West and off Lake East
Forest Park
Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive
Highland Park
Upper Highland: Highland Blvd. and Vermont Place
Seagirt Blvd. between Beach 15 and Beach 17 Streets
Queensbridge Park
21 Street, Bridge Plaza, Vernon Boulevard, & East River
Springfield Park North
147th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard
Clove Lakes Park
Clove Road & Victory Boulevard
Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk And Beach
Midland Avenue and Lincoln Avenue
Willowbrook Park
Eaton Place Entrance
Wolfe's Pond Park
Cornelia Avenue and Luten Avenue
This facility is currently closed. Details
Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the Wolfe's Pond barbecuing area is closed until further notice.
Coffey Park
At Verona and Richards streets
Coffey Park
At Verona and Dwight streets
Fort Greene Park
Along Myrtle Avenue between North Portland Avenue and St. Edwards Street
Herbert Von King Park
4 designated areas throughout the park (no amplified sound permitted)
Kaiser Park
At West 33rd Street
Manhattan Beach Park
Northeast of Promenade, median adjacent to parking lot (no amplified sound permitted)
Manhattan Beach Park
Oriental Boulevard & Hastings Street (no amplified sound permitted)
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Pier 5
Prospect Park
Both sides of Bandshell
Prospect Park
North area of Long Meadow
Prospect Park
Area near Prospect Park South West and 10th Avenue
Prospect Park
Area near Vanderbuilt Street and Prospect Park South West
Prospect Park
Area north of Picnic House
Prospect Park
Grecian Shelter area
Prospect Park
Area south of Wollman Rink
Red Hook Recreation Area
Bay Street near Columbia Street
Crotona Park
Crotona Park East & Charlotte Street (Indian Lake)
Ferry Point Park
North end of park
Ferry Point Park
South end of park
Hunts Point Riverside Park
Lafayette Ave. & Edgewater Road
Mill Pond Park
Exterior Street & 149th Street (Across from Gateway Mall)
Pelham Bay Park
Orchard Beach Park North Lawn
Pelham Bay Park
Orchard Beach Park South Lawn
Pelham Bay Park
North Picnic Area - Bruckner Boulevard & Wilkinson Avenue
Pelham Bay Park
South Picnic Area - Stadium Avenue, behind the tennis courts
West Farms Rapids
180th Street fence line
West Farms Rapids
Along Boston Road entrance side
St. Mary's Park
146th Street & St. Ann's Avenue
Van Cortlandt Park
Allen Shandler Recreation Area: Jerome Avenue, South of 233rd Street
Van Cortlandt Park
In front of the pool, Broadway and 242 Street
John v. Lindsay East River Park
Along FDR Drive at East 10th Street
*Special events permit required
Fort Washington Park
North of West 158th Street on the Hudson River
Highbridge Park
West 177th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
Inwood Hill Park
Dyckman Street & Hudson River
Morningside Park
Morningside Avenue & West 121st Street
Randall's Island Park
At the far end of Sunken Meadow ballfields
Riverside Park
West 145th Street on the Hudson River
St. Nicholas Park
St. Nicholas Terrace at West 128th Street
St. Nicholas Park
St. Nicholas Avenue between West 133rd and 135th streets
Thomas Jefferson Park
First Avenue between East 111th and 114th streets
Wards Island Park
East River & Hell Gate (near the children's playground)

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